The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TDD 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 60.47% 57.66% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 34
Average daily rate £350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £675 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Average hourly rate £70.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Portsmouth region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Portsmouth region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Wiki
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (40.00%) Ember.js
5 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Web Development
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (40.00%) Node.js
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) Redis
5 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) V-Model
7 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
1 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (40.00%) Redis
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) QUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Programmer
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) GIS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) Ember.js
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) Dojo
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (10.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle